She is currently finishing a book entitled In Praise of Logic: Literature and Argument from More to Milton, part-funded by the Isaac Newton Trust. Poole addresses this flexibility of interpretation by outlining vices at work in various genres to the conclusion that adapting the art of classical oratory to Renaissance practices of writing and reading resulted in changed theories and practices of elocutio. Their essays elucidate the impact of rhetoric on Renaissance characterization. Biographical Information Katrin was born and raised in Germany and came to Cambridge as an undergraduate, as a scholar of the German National Scholarship Foundation. Capitale sociale in euro: deliberato 4. This book is the first modern account of Renaissance rhetoric to focus solely on the figures of speech.
. Areas of Graduate Supervision Topics relating to research interests above. As Renaissance critics recognised, figurative language is the key area of intersection between rhetoric and literature. Read observes that there were various types of puns and that these types possessed specific and clearly understood uses for Renaissance writers. Sylvia Adamson begins this valuable endeavor with her chapter on synonymia. As the contributors prove, figures of speech hold provocative implications for Renaissance literature, arts, and other cultural practices.
Sylvia Adamson is Professor of English Language and Literature at the University of Sheffield and Chair of Renaissance Studies in the School of English. Testimony: the artless proof R. Bemerkenswerter Weise wird aktuell vor allem auf europäischer Ebene der Ruf nach einer ganzheitlichen, strategischen Beschaffungspolitik der Mitgliedstaaten, die bei der Auftragsvergabe auch politische Ziele und insoweit Interessen abseits der Sicherung der betriebswirtschaftlichen Effizienz der Beschaffung in den Blick nimmt, immer lauter. At this point I should declare an interest. Dobranski, Studies in English Literature 1500-1900 '.
Paradiastole: redescribing the vices as virtues Quentin Skinner; 9. Katrin Ettenhuber is Fellow and Lecturer in English at Pembroke College, Cambridge, and a Newton Trust Lecturer in the Faculty of English, University of Cambridge. Sylvia Adamson, Gavin Alexander, and Katrin Ettenhuber Cambridge University Press, 2008. The Review of English Studies Oxford Academic This volume derives from two series of lectures delivered in the Cambridge English Faculty in 1995 and 1996 which discussed Renaissance figures of speech not just as agents of local literary effects but also in terms of their wider cultural significance. The E-mail message field is required. Katrin Ettenhuber also works for the redemption of a figure: hyperbole.
Hyperbole: exceeding similitude Katrin Ettenhuber; 12. The author proves that this figure does not damage but, indeed, maintains the moral and intellectual integrity of the writings in which it is put to use. Prosopopoeia: the speaking figure Gavin Alexander; 6. Der Beitrag will die Kernbedingungen der Nutzung des Vergabewettbewerbs als Instrument aufzeigen und Grenzen seiner Leistungsfähigkeit ausloten. Volume 2, Literature, begins with an exploration of the Sidneys' books and manuscripts and how they circulated, followed by an overview of the contributions of select family members in the genres of romance, drama, poetry, psalms, and prose. Was rhetoric merely the art of lies or was it a means to arrive at the only form of truth available to human beings? You can change your cookie settings at any time. To argue this point, Alexander provides a fascinating dismembering of character, as he engages with person, persona, voice, and words in Spenser, Milton, Sidney, and Shakespeare.
As Renaissance critics recognised, figurative language is the key area of intersection between rhetoric and literature. This book is the first modern study to focus solely on the figures of speech as the key area of intersection between rhetoric and literature. It is difficult to think of a neater and more effective way of doing this than by analysing a set of rhetorical figures. Hoepli 5, 20121 Milano - Italy Tel. Se vuoi saperne di più o negare il consenso a tutti o ad alcuni cookie.
She first discusses the fall of synonymia, noting that time damaged the figure to the point that it became labeled as a stylistic vice by the 1600s. Gavin Alexander is a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of English, University of Cambridge, and Fellow of Christ's College, Cambridge. His new book, like the proverbs it studies, instructs gently yet plainly in compact size. Yet, the appearance of the umbrella term pun in the late seventeenth-century banished the figure to a life of frivolity. Was rhetoric a valuable tool of legitimation for rulers or a dangerous instrument of resistance to political and religious authority? There have been various calls in recent years for a renewed attention to formalist issues in English Studies, particularly in the early modern period, and it is a specific aim of the present book to combine formalist and historicist approaches. Sylvia Adamson, Gavin Alexander, and Katrin Ettenhuber, eds.
Responses to this piece intended for the Readers' Forum may be sent to the Editor at. Metalepsis: the boundaries of metaphor Brian Cummings; 13. Here is new light illuminating some of the lesser-known works of Bosch and Bruegel, but also those of much less well-known artists who chose to pictorialise the idiom in an era--as this study triumphantly demonstrates--in which the proverb came into its own and the verbal became visual not just in manuscripts and paintings but in the very market-place. In this fascinating volume, Wayne A. Dobranski, Studies in English Literature 1500-1900 '.